5 Realistic Possibilities for Detroit Red Wings' First-Round NHL Draft Pick

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5 Realistic Possibilities for Detroit Red Wings' First-Round NHL Draft Pick
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Joakim Andersson, 2007 NHL Draft, 88th overall by the Red Wings.

The 2013 NHL Entry Draft is almost here, and that means the Detroit Red Wings are getting ready to make waves with their first-round selection.

Okay, maybe that's an exaggeration. After all, the Red Wings have only had five first-round selections since the turn of the millennium.

Red Wings fans have had to look to the third round or later in most cases to find players who have achieved stardom with the team.

But that doesn't mean that fans can't get excited for the highest selection the Red Wings have had in that time at No. 18 overall.

Here are some facts that fans need to know about five players who could be available to the Red Wings at that No. 18 spot.

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